The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in South Africa is R1,107,026.
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Job Description for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Chief financial officers (CFOs) oversee the financial operations of their companies and provide leadership and focus to accounting and finance departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and comply with applicable laws and company policies. Their work is essential to project a favorable company image while saving money in every way possible. CFOs may oversee departments which are involved in purchasing, pricing, investments, tax, debt management, and accounts payable/receivable; they ma…Read more
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
- Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
- Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
- Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.
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Popular Skills for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Senior Financial Management
Skills in Strategic Planning and Senior Financial Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
An entry-level Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R797,555 based on 20 salaries. An early career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R905,611 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R1,067,456 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R1,194,616 based on 235 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,499,259.
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